Senior Project Manager

Adam Cadwaladr
London-Within M25
£45k - £55k + benefits
Job Posted

A Senior Project Manager is required to join a first class international engineering consultancy in their London office, to be day to day Project Manager on a £20m - £25m Water project, or be the Programme manager for a £100m programme of infrastructure works.

Project Details

You will project manage a £20m - £25m Water project, or be the Programme Manager for a £100m programme of infrastructure works.

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Being the day-to-day project manager and contract administrator on a £20-25m water project; or programme manager for a £100m programme of infrastructure works
  •  Supporting prospecting for new work with current and new clients, developing client relationships and working on bids
  •  Supporting the development of new service offerings
  •  Working as part of a team to deliver commissions, in full compliance with Company Management Systems
  •  Deliver work to a high standard of client satisfaction and profitably for the company
  •  Develop own skills to ensure on-going flexibility and value to clients.

Desired Skills and Experience

People Skills:

  •  Able to identify differences and resolve conflicts or assist in resolving conflicts.
  •  Able to identify stakeholders, determine requirements and expectations and manage their influence on the project.
  •  Maintains good communications with clients, keeping them regularly appraised of the progress of their projects.
  •  Able to report progress and answer questions accordingly and write monthly reports.
  •  Ensures line manager is kept informed about key issues.

Desirable skills and knowledge:

Project Delivery:


  •  Agrees the overall project programme in conjunction with client and Arup in-house planners
  •  Sets the programme for each major phase of work


  •  Manages professional team to deliver correct elements to programme
  •  Ensures that the design meets the clients requirements
  •  Escalates issues as appropriate


  •  Manages the processes involved in estimating, budgeting, and controlling costs
  •  Manages the change control procedure


  •  Oversees the progress of the Contractor and that he delivers to programme
  •  Takes action to resolve problems
  •  Escalates issues as appropriate


  •  Prepares the handover plan, communicates this to the client
  •  Manages the handover of completed facilities to clients


  •  Maintains a register that allows issues to be easily communicated to others
  •  Author’s monthly client reports identifying key issues, matters for resolution and provides a clear and effective mechanism for exception reporting.

Contracts/ compliance:

  • Procures the design team in accordance with client requirements
  • Developing and managing the team
  • Ensures the project team works in accordance with all regulatory standards
  • Manages the procurement process
  • Administers the construction and professional services contracts on behalf of the client
  • Manages procedures to deliver the required quality at all stages of the project
  • Facilitates risk workshops, manages the risk register and ensures actions are closed out 

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  •  A good degree (2:1 or above desired) relevant to consulting and infrastructure work is preferred
  •  Chartered in engineering, construction or related field is desired
  •  Holds or can present evidence is working towards an IPMA Level C equivalent qualification e.g. APM PQ, or holds or can present evidence is working towards MAPM

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is a major engineering consultancy with a strong market presence in various continents, and work on the most prestigious projects worldwide.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Very generous pension scheme along with other market leading allowances.

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